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From March 1 to 7, 2019, the participant of "Erasmus+PRINTeL" project Associate Prof. Mariya Brutyan held a training course at Vanadzor State University on the following topic: ,,Active Learning and ICT-enhanced teaching: M-learning and gamification”. During the five-day training, 19 university professors were introduced to innovative teaching methods, the use of mobile devices during the learning process, and the gamification of teaching.

During this training, the lecturers discussed the importance of active learning, mobile learning and gamification in education, highlighted the positive and negative aspects.

During the training, the lecturers were introduced a number of innovative tools such as Canva, Polleverywhere, Adobe Spark video, Kahoot, Socrative. Besides getting acquainted with the possibilities of these tools, professors surveyed Poll, Kahoot Sli-do, Mentimeter, prepared their business cards with Canva and performed group work, making small clips in Adobe Spark video. During the training, the trainees were encouraged with orders, while getting acquainted with Badge design. The training participants also got acquainted with QR code making techniques.

The participants were able to discuss the differences between Games and Serious games and used the "Escape room" as a version of gamification. The lecturers got acquainted with the steps that helped them to form their own gamification strategy. At the end of the course, each of them delivered a presentation about their gamification teaching strategy.

The active process of instruction, the active involvement of lecturers and feedback suggest that these innovative methods will be applied in their future activities.

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